Olof Immanuel von Fåhraeus

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Olof Fåhræus (1796-1884)

Olof Immanuel Fåhraeus (23 March 1796 in Slite – 28 May 1884 in Gotland or Stockholm), was a Swedish politician and entomologist mainly interested in Coleoptera.

His collection is shared between the natural history museums of Stockholm and Göteborg. He wrote, with Carl Henrik Boheman Insecta Caffrariae annis 1838-1845 a J.A. Wahlberg collecta. Coleoptera. Holmiae : Fritze & Norstedt Vol. 1 pp. 299–625 published in 1851.

He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1840.